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The Week contest - Government bans
What's the next thing the government should ban, to turn the U.S. into a utopia?
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elcome to "What Next?", The Week's contest about current events.

Click here for the results of the previous contest: Fake Fish

Last week's question: New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg suffered a setback this week when a judge nixed the city's ban on oversized sodas just before it was to take effect. What's the next thing the government should ban, to turn the U.S. into a utopia?

RESULTS:

THE WINNER: The email "Reply All" button
Jeff Haber, Seattle

SECOND PLACE: Marriage (of any type)
Joel Jacobs, Wantagh, N.Y.

THIRD PLACE: Everyone who disagrees with me
Mort Oakes, Dover, Pa.

HONORABLE MENTIONS:
Michael Bloomberg
Russell Frank, Gorham, Maine

Government bans
Peggy O'Shaughnessey, Troy, Mich.

Reality TV shows
Janine Witte, New Hope, Pa.

Politicians
Ken Kellam III, Dallas

Lawyers
Dacia Nickerson, Cranston, R.I.

Idiots
Julianne Downing, Carmichael, Calif.

Humans
Brendan Leyden, Lomita, Calif.

Kim Kardashian
Jason Tinney, Sierra Vista, Ariz.

All neologisms based on Watergate or Armageddon
Ann Martin, Bracknell, Berkshire, U.K.

Pizza with more then three toppings
Bob Peffers, San Antonio

Internet comment threads
David Daniel, Woodland Hills, Calif.

Coverage of Taylor Swift's love life
Stephanie Sarich, Minnetonka, Minn.

Bathroom scales
Helen Conlon, Brookfield, Wis.

Kids
Maggie Conlon, Brookfield, Wis.

Teenagers
Fern Kupfer, Ames, Iowa

Vampire love stories
Beth Simon, Oakland

Phone menu systems
Chris Wilson, Wayland, Mass.

The verbs "friend" and "unfriend"
Clark Koepke, Sykesville, Md.

Any driver's license with the name Lindsay Lohan
John Malatesta, New York

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